INC. MAGAZINE HONORS O2 FITNESS WITH NATIONALLY-RANKED GROWTH RECOGNITION
Raleigh, N.C. — August 25, 2010 – O2 Fitness has been recognized as the 3,157th fastest-growing company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 list. A corresponding awards ceremony will take place on September 30.
According to Inc. Magazine, when compared to the 27 million registered businesses in the U.S., O2 Fitness’ growth rate is among the ranks of Microsoft, Timberland and Visa.
“My team and I are truly honored by this recognition,” said Michael Olander, Jr., CEO of O2 Fitness. “It’s nice to know that our passion for providing a high-quality fitness experience is being noticed. We will continue to identify growth opportunities for our members and make their fitness experience the best one possible.”
The 29th annual Inc. 500|5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony will be hosted at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The ceremony will run from Sept. 30 and Oct. 2, 2010.
About O2 Fitness:
Founded in 2002, O2 Fitness’s seven clubs are spread across the Triangle and greater Wilmington areas. These fitness clubs are designed to help their members achieve their goals in the most comfortable and motivating of atmospheres. Among the health clubs’ many accomplishments, O2 Fitness has repeatedly been awarded health club of choice awards by voters across the Triangle, including such wins as Metro Magazine’s MetroBravo Award and Cary Magazine’s Maggy Award.
About Inc. 500|5000 Awards:
Inc. Magazine recognizes and celebrates companies’ accomplishments on the 2010 list of the fastest-growing companies. One of the most prestigious honors in American business, the Inc. 500|5000 list ranks the 5,000 fastest-growing companies based on revenue growth over the span of three years: 2006-2009. Honorees are featured in Inc. Magazine and/or on Inc.com. And as a part of the national ranking, Inc.’s top lists provide additional recognition to fast-growing companies by metro area and industry as well as the top minority- and woman-owned companies.